politics

Brazil’s economy is far from efficient and productive. A few months ago, Santander analyst Luciano Sobral (@drunkeynesian on Twitter) published a chart showing the evolution of Brazil’s GDP over time, alongside significant ruptures of the political order. One thing stood out: ...

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines paradox as “one (such as a person, situation, or action) having seemingly contradictory qualities or phases”, which is exactly the situation that Colombia is currently going through. The past 7 of august, Ivan Duque, the new ...

World today is believed to be moving from unipolarity to multipolarity. Perhaps with the rise of China, it has already taken the course. Rauch and Wurm (2013) argue that following the thoughts of unipolarity debate, the world is going to be ...

A year was enough for the situation to change radically in Zimbabwe. But it will take more than an election to make a fresh start. Zimbabwe has been through radical changes within less than a year. President Robert Mugabe decided ...

On October 7, Brazil will hold its first election since Operation Car Wash ravaged the political landscape. Four years ago, the probe was still in its first months and hadn’t yet reached its status as the  “biggest anti-corruption investigation in Brazilian history.” ...

  Criticized by the left for forming an alliance with Mr. Temer and his party, Lula said in 2009 that “in Brazil, Jesus would be forced to make a coalition with Judas if he wanted to govern.” Almost nine years ...

Moscow – Young participants in the 6th season of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship have safely returned to their home countries. They are boys and girls of different nationalities and different physical abilities, who visited Moscow on ...

Despite recent scandals over social media and their use of user’s data, the question about how to regulate the privacy of user’s data and control social media’s commercial activities is rising. Yet, the political class doesn’t seem to consider this ...

I think it is important to reason about the concept of democracy nowadays, in a period in which all countries should be more open and with more rights for its members than in the past. In this article, I will ...

How the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tactically strategizes the conduct of important political events at critical junctures of time to ensure maximum political gains. The article reflects a plethora of incidents and examples to elucidate the theme – if ...